Council projects

We undertake many projects each year to improve the amenity and liveability of Glen Eira.

Council funds these projects, with additional funding at times from State and Federal Governments.

16 May 2022

Thomas Street Pedestrian Operated Signal

Thomas Street Pedestrian Operated Signal Project is a collaboration between Glen Eira City Council and Bayside City Council to improve pedestrian and cyclist safe.

11 May 2022

Caulfield Park Living Garden and Shelter

Living garden and shelter artist impression

We are creating a new living garden in the heritage end of Caulfield Park, with the aim to transform the existing display garden bed area into a larger contemporary display garden. The garden will demonstrate and educate a variety of horticultural principals and best practice in areas such as climate adaption, conservation and ornamental display. The project has also involved the construction of new shelter and seating within the gardens.

28 April 2022

Flood mitigation works in Bentleigh East

Drainage pipes

We are committed to flood mitigation and continue to deliver a significant program of drainage improvement and stormwater detention across the municipality.

13 December 2021

Princes Park playspace renewal

Princes Park playspace artist impression

The upgraded play space aims to enhance the existing play features to provide new and exciting play elements and extend the opportunities for other ages and interests.

01 December 2021

Hopetoun Gardens Bandstand

Hopetoun Gardens Bandstand artist impression

The new bandstand is the first project from the Hopetoun Gardens Landscape Masterplan and will improve access and usage while celebrating the historical elements which make the gardens unique. 

01 December 2021

Centenary Park playground redevelopment

Centenary Park playground redevelopment artist impression

We are expanding the play experience, accessibility and appeal of the Centenary Park playground in East Bentleigh.

13 October 2021

Glen Eira Multideck Car Parks

In 2019, Glen Eira City Council received part Federal funding to develop two multideck commuter car parks located in Elsternwick and Bentleigh as part of the Urban Congestion Fund.

09 September 2021

Elsternwick Cultural Precinct

Elsternwick Structure Plan

The Elsternwick Structure Plan creates a strategic vision to establish a new Cultural Precinct, centred around Selwyn Street.

18 June 2021

Bentleigh Eat Street

Artist impression Bentleigh Eat Street

Eat Street is an exciting project that re-imagines public space in the heart of Bentleigh.

03 May 2021

Carnegie Memorial Swimming Pool

The Carnegie Memorial Swimming Pool redevelopment will give the Glen Eira community a modern, accessible recreation centre. 

12 April 2021

Bentleigh Library and Youth Hub

Artist impression of Bentleigh Library and Youth Hub

Bentleigh Library will be transformed into a new community centre that integrates Council’s Youth Services.

05 April 2021

Murrumbeena Community Hub

Murrumbeena Park is one of Glen Eira’s largest parks, featuring two sportsgrounds, a large nature-based play space, shelters, picnic facilities, a pavilion and a bowling club.